Thursday, July 5, 2018

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (July 5)

2014: Thunderstorms in the High Desert produced flash flooding along Highway 247 in Landers.

A major heat wave struck the mountains and deserts (of Southern California) from 7.2 to 7.6.
A strong persistent marine layer precluded the heat wave from impacting the coasts and valleys.
During this time the temperature reached 119° F in Ocotillo Wells, 116° F in Palm Springs and Indio, 115° F in Anza Borrego, 107° F in Julian, 103° F at Lake Cuyamaca, 100° F at Idyllwild, 97° F at Palomar Mountain, 94° F at Big Bear Lake (tied all time high) and Mt. Laguna.
Some heat illnesses occurred, but were poorly documented.

2007: The high temperature at Reno, NV, was 108° F.

2007: An all-time record high of 118° F was recorded at Ash Mountain (Three Rivers, Tulare Co.).

2006: A thunderstorm produced one inch hail and 40-50 mph winds near Boulevard and Tierra del Sol (San Diego Co.).

Heavy rains from thunderstorms produced flash flooding over parts of Mohave County, AZ (Bullhead City, etc.).
Area washes were running around a foot deep and some flooding was reported on roads.

2001: 2.2" of rain fell in 15 minutes in Pine Mountain at the Kern County Fire Department.
Water over a foot deep was reported on most streets in town.

1999: Vallejo had a low temperature of 49° F.

1967: A heavy thunderstorm produced a rainfall of 1.25" in one hour at Twentynine Palms.
Highway 62 was washed out and closed east of town.

1965: California Highway Patrol officers reported two tornadoes nawer the tiny community of Ogilby in Imperial County.
Damage was limited to 3 downed power poles.

1923: It was 39° F in Santa Ana, the lowest temperature on record for July.

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego



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